There is a 3rd musical clef called the alto clef that isn't used often. Its only used for a viola and sometimes a cello and a trombone makingmusicmag.com/explan…
Jokes About Violas Have Been Around For A Couple Hundred Years en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Today I learned of Viola Gregg Liuzzo, the only known white woman to be murdered working for the Civil Rights movement. biography.com/activist/vi…
Today I learned of Viola Smith, who began her career as a drummer in the 1920s, featured on the cover of Billboard magazine in 1940, performed on the Ed Sullivan Show 5 times and is still playing today at 106 years old! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
The Viola Organista was an instrument invented by Leonardo Da Vinci that was never actually built, until a polish instrument maker created a real example recently. The instrument is like a piano, but the strings are bowed instead of hit with hammers or plucked like a harpsichord. classicfm.com/music-news/…
Viola Armstrong (mother of Neil Armstrong) took great lengths to make sure her family photos of Neil were of the highest quality possible and preserved her film with slides that have recently been restored and made public for the first time. TheRealNeil.org
Today I learned about the "greatest college baseball game ever played". In 1981 future Cy Young winner Frank Viola pitched against future All-Star Ron Darling. Darling pitched an 11 inning no-hitter, and lost in 12th. nhregister.com/news/artic…
1985 cult classic gender-bending teen flick "Just One of the Guys" was loosely based on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, with Joyse Hyser's Terri Griffith character playing the part of Viola. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jus…
The Grammy-winning viola player Kim Kashkashian has been putting up for years with people mistaking her for someone else hollywood.com/news/celebr…
David Bowie plays guitar, piano, saxophone, harmonica, synthetizers, vibraphone, xylophone, koto, drums, viola and cello en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dav…
In 1965 when Viola Liuzzo, a woman from Detroit who came to Selma, Alabama to march with MLK Jr. in protest of voting discrimination, was killed by 4 members of the KKK and one of them was an FBI informant named Gary Rowe. The FBI spread lies about Viola in order to make them look better. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Viola Jokes have been around since the 18th century. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
The mandola is to the mandolin what the viola is to the violin en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
The "blue violet" flower or the Viola sororia, is also know as the lesbian flower en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Leonardo Da Vinci invented scissors, played the viola, and spent twelve years painting the Mona Lisa’s lips. wikipedia.org/wiki/Mona_L…
Viola Davis (Amanda Waller) and Mike Colter (Luke Cage) are cousins en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
In 2012, SΕ‚awomir Zubrzycki built the first "viola organista," a keyboard-like instrument with bowed strings that was designed over 500 years ago by Leonardo da Vinci. violaorganista.com/en/hom…
Today I learned of Viola Desmond, a black woman from Nova Scotia who challenged racial segregation in 1946, and when she sued the theatre, it was claimed that she was arrested for tax evasion in the amount of $0.01 instead of refusing to leave the whites only section of the theatre. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Viola Desmond, a Black Canadian businesswoman, was arrested for refusing to leave the whites-only section of a Nova Scotia theatre in 1946β€”preceding Rosa Parks's famed bus segregation incident by nine years. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
The flower Viola tricolor has common names including tickle-my-fancy, Jack-jump-up-and-kiss-me, and come-and-cuddle-me en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
The Violoncello (or Cello) literally translates to "Small Big Viola" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
The Viola browser introduced stylesheets well before CSS was built. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Leonardo da Vinci sketched an invention dubbed the viola organista more than 500 years ago, though apparently he never built one. Over the years, various versions of this "bowed keyboard" were built, mostly based on da Vinci's sketch. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
Warner Bros. considered Oprah Winfrey for a role in Suicide Squad, as Amanda Waller. Despite not possessing any superpowers, Amanda is a powerful antagonist and sometime-ally to the superheroes of the DC Universe, often serving as an antihero. It went to Viola Davis. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sui…
There's a guy who has made a machine that lets him play the Violin, Viola and Cello at the same time youtube.com/watch?v=B1ggS…

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